Alastair Cook fights lone battle as Vernon Philander threat unsettles England on Day 1

FP Sports, Jul,28 2017
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    Rain cut short the Day 1 proceedings of the third Test between England and South Africa. AP

  • 2/6

    England's Alastair Cook was resolute as wickets tumbled at the other end and remained unbeaten on 82. AP

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    England opener Keaton Jennings' struggle continued as Vernon Philander dismissed him for 0. AP

  • 4/6

    South Africa's Vernon Philander had a stomach bug but was still the pick of the bowlers. His figures were: 12-5-17-2. AP

  • 5/6

    England's Joe Root leaves the pitch after being caught by South Africa's Quinton de Kock, who dived to his right and took a one-handed catch. AP

  • 6/6

    England's Dawid Malan debut Test innings wasn't ideal as he was undone by a searing Kagiso Rabada yorker. AP





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 3182 91
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6470 127
2 India 5819 121
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3504 103
6 Australia 3699 100
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3972 132
2 India 4601 124
3 Australia 2570 122
4 England 2448 117
5 New Zealand 2542 116
6 South Africa 2058 114